Strange that this should happen suddenly; this kind of
problem is normally encountered only when people first try to get their
The obvious question is, where is the license file actually
This error means that the java call File.exists() on the
specified filename returned false. Any problem with the actual content of the
license file would give a different error.
We already have Saxon 8.7.3 running on our system for
more then a year. Till a few days ago, we had no problems at all, but that
'validate', I got following message
license file saxon-license.xml not found
java.lang.RuntimeException: Error: license file
saxon-license.xml not found. Tried in C:\Documents and Settings\dev_ethaens\My
n88\bin/saxon-license.xml and in C:\Documents and
Fatal error during validation: Error: license file
saxon-license.xml not found.
C:\Documents and Settings\dev_ethaens\My Documents\My
Downloads\Saxon\Saxon88\bin/saxon-license.xml and in C:\Documents and
I can only assume something is missing or not configured correctly
anymore, but I don't know what this could be.
The .NET framework 1.1 and related SDK are installed; the PATH and
SAXON_HOME variables are containing the correct values...
Question(s): what can cause this kind of error, what
can we check furthermore?
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